Everything today will be about the arrest of Keith Williams over the weekend. Other things are happening, but you’re getting an abbreviated version of Flakes today.
I would like to recognize Brian Towle - he was so far out in front on the Williams story and the rest of the regular Nebraska media were hours behind us. It is bittersweet, however.
The University has a decision to make... or not. We don’t know whether or not there were provisions in Williams’ contract for something like this given his two prior. Whether he stays or goes is of less importance than determining if he has a real problem and how he’s going to take care of it.
You always defend someone in this situation if they’re your own. If this were an Ohio State receivers coach, we’d want them fired and thrown in jail. This is who we are as humans - not very merciful most of the time.
Time will tell us what will happen with Williams, and it probably won’t be that long a wait.
How USA volleyball star Jordan Larson earned the nickname 'The Governor' | NBC Olympics
Volleyball fans watching the U.S. women's team steamroll opponents in Brazil may have heard Jordan Larson affectionately referred to as "The Governor."
This is excellent.
Dawuane Smoot, Illinois defensive line impress at Memorial Stadium practice - The Champaign Room
Here are some observations from Illinois’ Friday night session.
Wisconsin football: WR Krenwick Sanders granted release - Bucky's 5th Quarter
One of the more hyped members of the class of 2014 leaves UW.
Purdue Football Preview 2017: Offensive Tackle - Hammer and Rails
Purdue comes into the season needing to replace David Hedlin at left tackle, and essentially Cam Cermin at right tackle because of a troublesome shoulder that took its time to heal after offseason...
Winnability rankings: Ranking the Wildcats' chances in every game this season - Inside NU
There are lots of tough games on the Wildcats' schedule
(Non-Satire) B1G West Race To Indianapolis 2016: Ranking the Crossover Schedules - The Daily Gopher
It’s that time once again. As we close in on football season, people will look at the schedule and start eyeballing certain sections and seeing how their team will measure up against everyone else....
Some More Takeaways From Michigan’s Fall Roster - Maize n Brew
Michigan’s latest roster came out a week ago, but upon closer inspection, there are a lot more stories to tell.
2016 Preview and Predictions: Minnesota Golden Gopher Football - Off Tackle Empire
It’s August, which means it is once again time for even the most jaded, logical Gopher fans to come up with predictions that will make everyone else in the conference mutter under their breath and...
Raising Kaaya: Mom's fame, dad's obsessiveness shape Miami's star QB - CBSSports.com
As a young boy, Kaaya was fed every type of experience his mom could think of to make him well-rounded. Means had studied that the most important brain development in life comes between birth and age 6.
Memphis sent the Big 12 some of its famous ribs. Let’s rank 14 candidates by food bribes they could use - SBNation.com
Memphis tried to get in the Big 12 with ribs. What can everybody else do?
At Washington, players who fight in practice hold hands, walk 'lover's lane' - CBSSports.com
Two Huskies had to hold hands after getting into a scuffle in practice
This made news nationally. I think it might be one of the dumbest coaching methods I’ve ever seen.
Florida WR held not responsible for sexual assault in Title IX hearing decided by booster - SBNation.com
A lawyer who is also a Florida football booster oversaw the player's hearing.
Apparently Florida is unaware as to how tone deaf this is.
Baylor sexual assault victims met with skepticism, little assistance from university - Houston Chronicle
It had been four days since she tried to get help. Four days since someone with Baylor Health Services said she waited too long for a sexual assault exam; four days since a campus police officer said she should think twice before filing criminal charges; four days since she tried to get counseling on campus only to be put on a waiting list.
Jerry Sandusky denies child molestation charges during appeals hearing | FOX Sports
Jerry Sandusky took the stand Friday to forcefully deny the child molestation charges he was convicted of four years ago and said it wasn't his idea to waive his right to testify during his 2012 trial.
And People Ask Why Rape Victims Don't Report To Police
No Prison For Colorado Student Who Raped ‘Helpless’ Freshman
Not a bigg fan of Huffpo, but this article is pretty appropriate. I want you all to keep it in mind the next time the subject comes up.
Why do we all hate women so much?
Usain Bolt is the fastest man ever, and there’s no doubt about it - SBNation.com
No one can stop the Jamaican star, who won his third consecutive gold medal in the 100 meters.
Rio 2016: Usain Bolt wins third consecutive gold medal in men's 100 meters - SBNation.com
Bolt came from behind to win his third consecutive gold in the 100 meters, becoming the first man in history to do so.
Bolt was amazing to watch. USA’s Justin Gatlin got out to a great start, but Bolt outran him in the last 50m... those long legs, man, those long legs.
Gatlin is pretty damned good of his own right. They said on TV that he and Bolt were the only two men in history to have won three medals in the 100m at the Olympics. That’s pretty phenomenal, but Gatlin won’t have gushing stories written about him.
Olympics 2016 results: Wayde van Niekerk sets world record from lane 8 in men's 400m run - SBNation.com
Oh. My. God. He obliterated Michael Johnson's world record.
Johnson’s record stood since 1996.
It would be impossible for Michael Phelps to keep swimming, but Michael Phelps is impossible - SBNation.com
RIO DE JANEIRO — Michael Phelps closed his career with a gold medal in a brilliant race, a 4x100m medley relay where his butterfly leg turned a half-second American deficit into a half-second...